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Jul 8, 2011 11:00pm EDT
claim reggie spencer and two friends killed 61-year-old glenn scarborough believing he was responsible for her worsening health. fox 5's paul wagner has that story. >> reporter: according to the court affidavit filed in the case, glen scarborough and sharon spencer were dating. spencer had cancer and by mid- june was very sick. in fact, she had been hospitalized. according to the affidavit, reggie spencer went to visit his mom and overheard doctors say his mother had been sexually assaulted and had contracted a sexually transmitted disease. it caused cancer to worsen. furious over what he had police say spencer went to scarborough's home to get him. he took two of his friends, phillip swan and terrell wilson, and together they put on blue hospital gloves and barged into scarborough's basement home on leavitt street northeast. according to the affidavit, one of the men, phillip swan, admitted using duct tape to bind scarborough's feet, mouth and head. a friend found scarborough's body on june 19th, a sunday. police say reggie spencer overheard the doctors talking on a saturday. d.c. pol
Jul 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. and tonight one of them, a man named robert spencer, tells our national investigative correspondent michael isikoff he's being unfairly blamed for any of the motivation behind this tragedy. >> reporter: in the aftermath of the oslo mass murder, investigators are focusing on that 1,500 page manifesto, in which accused suspect anders behring breivik vows brutal and breathtaking operations to stop the ongoing islamic colonization of europe. angry words. inspired, some analysts say, by heated rhetoric from groups in the united states, such as stop the islamization of america, its co-founder robert spencer cited more than 50 times by breivik. spencer has written the traditional islam contains violent and supremacist elements. breivik says he would be an excellent choice for the nobel peace prize. but spencer told nbc news today he bears no responsibility for what happened in oslo. >> there is nothing in any of my writings that is anything but a defense of human rights, a defense of the equality of the rights before -- of all people before the law, and so if somebody gets from that that they shou
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
disupon daunt is accused of seeking revenge. police claim reggie spencer and two friends killed 61-year-old glenn scarborrow believing he was responsible for her worsening health. fox 5's paul wagner joins us live from the newsroom with the story. paul. >> glenn scarborrow was found june 19 inside his basement apartment with duct tape wrapped around his hands and mouth. he had been strangled, beaten, and stabbed. on the surface it looked like payback. d.c. police concluded that he was killed over a son's love for his mother and his believe the 61-year-old infected her with a sexually transmitted disease. according to the court affidavit filed in the case, glenn scarborrow and sharon spencer were dating. spencer had cancer and by mid june she was very sick. in fact, she had been hospitalized. according to the affidavit, reggie spencer went to visit his mom and his mother had been sexually assaulted and contracted an stl, it caused the cancer to worsen. furious over what he heard, police say spencer went to scarborrow's home to quote, get him. he took two of his friends. phillip swan and
Jul 15, 2011 9:30pm PDT
. he's making a lot of calls to doug. >> reporter:he phone pal was a person named ricky spencer. on june 21st, 2010, the detectives made an unannounced visit to his home. >> we did not want him to know we were coming. >> reporter: just knock knock knock? >> correct. >> reporter: ricky's sister and mother came to the door. >> i explained to them we wanted to talk to ricky. we thought he might have information that could help us in a case we were working over in michigan. >> reporter: without any thoughts ricky accompanied the detectives to a nearby police barracks. at the barracks, in an interview room, the two cops appraised ricky. he was just a kid, 20 years old, clean cut. >> how do you know doug stewart? >> through x-box live? >> reporter: he told the detectives they'd been virtual world friends for a year and a half before they met face to face for the first time during ricky's spring break from college on april 1st, 2010, april fool's day. ricky said he was invited by doug, a man ten years his senior, to stay at his place in newport news, virginia
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm PDT
in with es spencer christian. >> this could be the first warmth we have seen in a longtime. we have low clouds and fog and sunny skies inland. it was warm in some of the inland locations. let's give uh closer look. cloverdale a high of 88 degrees and santa rosa 84. over in the inland, upper 80sin concord and 87 was the high in morgan hill. around around the bay it was a little less warm. 74 redwood city. 70 in oakland and 66 was the high in san francisco. right now we are looking at 53 in oakland and still a warm 71 in antioch. these are the highlights. they will push locally inland. further warming will occur tomorrow and the temperatures will peak this weekends. overnight lows will be mainly in the mid to upper 50s. so a mild night is on hand. a low of 61 at antioch which and not low at all. there is a weak trough in this jet stream as it is lifting and pulling away. as it does so, it will allah for the expansion of very, very warm air. there is a huge warm air mass covering much of the nation. that will expand westward into california and into the bay area, and it will enhance the wa
Jul 21, 2011 11:00pm EDT
will last well into the weekend. we have team coverage tonight. darcy spencer with how people are coping with no air conditioning. but we begin with chief meteorologist doug kammerer. >> it's ridiculous how hot it is outside. a heat index of 112. outside right now at 11:00, 89 degrees. heat index of 104. good thing the sun's not shining out there right now. that would make it even worse. excessive heat warning is in effect for the day tomorrow. through the day on saturday, heat indexes of 105 to 110. we'll continue to see extremely warm temperatures right on through the next couple of days. heat index in some areas tomorrow could top 120 degrees. much more on the heat, plus when we could see a relief coming up. >> thank you, doug. our team coverage continues now with news 4's darcy spencer. she's in arlington where an outdoor concert has a pretty sparse crowd tonight, huh, darcy? >> reporter: certainly did. we're going to show you a little snippet of that outdoor concert here in just a minute. first i want to direct your attention to the virginia commerce bank time and temperature. you s
Jul 21, 2011 4:00pm PDT
now. a little bit cooler today. >> yes. spencer christian has a look at the accu-weather forecast. >> that is right. cooling did begin today, it's going continue into the weekend thchl evening, probably notice there are low clouds and fog near the coast already. this evening, low clouds and fog becoming more wide spread. mainly around the bay temperatures into early evening, 56-81. tomorrow morning, lingering low clouds, partly cloudy skies into early morning hours noorks afternoon, mainly sunny skies with lingering low clouds and fog at the coast and noticeably cooler inland tomorrow. cooler significantly, today around the bay and near the coastline. tomorrow we'll see highs into warmest locations only into mid to upper 80s, so how is the weekend shaping up? i'll have more on that later. >> thank you. spencer. >> and stifling heat is choking most of the country now. we'll have a report from chicago for you up next. >> a key vote that could allow the nfl season to start on time. >> michael fin is checking facebook and twitter to see what you want to know. we'll have links on abc 7
Jul 5, 2011 4:00pm PDT
shirt and loafers with no socks. >> and let's get a check of the forecast now. >> from spencer christian. >> despite presence of fog it's been another hot day inland and going to remain warm inland this morning. temperatures ranging from 56-86 into early evening hours, tomorrow morning, fog at coast. sunny skies inland. and it will be mild at that hour, then, we'll see a wide range of temperatures ranging from low 60s, highs near the coast to mid-90s inland. so heat per sifts but there is relief on the way. later i'll return to tell you when to expect a cool down. >> spence yes, thank autos women trying to start a family might be wise to follow advice of their dentists. >> she's been called the god mother of the vietnamese american nails industry. >> how what actress tipp tippi headdren did that led to the nail salon boom we see today. >> and michael finney is taking your questions. just take a look at the top of our home page. >> back to work after holiday weekend. traffic looks to be back to normal. back in a moment. [ male announcer ] bring home a complete meal for your family. 10 pi
Jul 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
and they have put an end to it. darcy spencer is there tonight. >> reporter: last weekend d.c. police launched operation adams morgan in an attempt to tame the night life some are saying is out of control. friday night, police eliminated the parking on the southside of northeast which is the side of most of the bars. police say that police have abruptly changed course and no longer will they keep cars from parking on the 18th street. >> they have canceled the parking restrictions all together which we understood was a integral part of the plan. >> reporter: there is a list on the list serve about the parking issue, and jim graham says while some businesses wanted the parking to go away later there was raw support for the restrictions. he writes to walk totally away deserves explanation. and it was responded that mpd after a careful review will not restrict the parking. >> from my observation it was very effective and the first time in years that i noticed that the police department actually asserted some sort of authority in control over the crowds here. >> reporter: another point of controver
Jul 15, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. in orlando, i'm catherine calloway. >> another cool, drizzly july day. >> spencer christian with a look at the acht. you keep promising sunny, warm weerj it's sort of like getting on a turn around, you know? and so there is some wide spread low clouds again like gradual clearing after that. we'll have sunny skies inland in the afternoon hours tomorrow and clouds will linger at the ko. notice highs 58 at the coast to about 78, maybe up to about 80 into warmest locations and we'll probably gain a couple degrees inland until getting into early to mid week next week and there will be a more significant warm up. i'll have details later with the accu-weather forecast. >> and. >> how binge drinking affects young women differently than men. >> it's an old rule, follow money. >> she left a high pressure world of finance for a new career changing womens' lives in afghanistan. one thing she says other baby boomers must do if they want a new beginning. >> facebook change igniting a war between rihanna and lady gaga. >> checking friday commute no carmeggedon on the san mateo bridge. right side is th
Jul 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
a sex shop has begun to move in underneath an apartment complex. darcy spencer has more on the reaction. >> reporter: several days ago residents noticed that maria's passion paradise had begun to set up shot here, they immediately began an effort to prevent that shop from opening. this is lake anne plaza in reston where you can live in a condo, relax along the water, shop in dozens of retail establishments, or on a hot day like today, splash in the fountain. some residents say this new shop with the for youy lingerie hanging inside doesn't exactly fit. >> i don't know anything about it but i wouldn't want something like that, you know there's always little kids running around in the fountain and all of that so i don't think that would be a good thing to have right in the middle of the lake anne shopping center. >> reporter: many of the merchants as well as the condo association is fighting the plan to open up maria's passion paradise in this small space sandwiched between a martial art's studio and a hair & nail salon. some are calling it a sex shop. >> it's not a typical making-type of
Jul 11, 2011 4:00pm PDT
's july. look behind us here. it's cold. >> and gloomy. >> spencer christian now as i -- with a hook at the accu-weather forecast. >> it appears low clouds and moisture is park add long the bay. we'll see clouds increasing. the son did break through this afternoon. there could be spotty drizzle z temperatures from 54-68. tomorrow morning, mostly cloudy skies early, even inland, and there could be more morning drizzle. by afternoon, mainly sunny skies inland. clouds linger along the coast and around the bay. high temperatures tomorrow ranging from about 56 near the coast, only to 78 into mildest inland locations. this is un-july like weather. >> thank you, spencer. >> and these kids getting a taste of holly woochld their summer camp experience is ahead. >> they call it july affect. a series of factors that may convince you to stay healthy this month. >> and sports legends in the making. fairy-tale rise of a team virtually ignored until now. >> taking a look at traffic now heading into and out of san francisco, incredibly light here on the skyway. your ride across the bay bridge looks
Jul 4, 2011 4:00pm PDT
camera work with your iphone. >> and spencer, nice weather out there today. way cooler. >> yes. cooler around the skbai near the coast. inland areas not so hot as yesterday. you can find about any comfort level you want on this 4th of july. here is a live view, in emeryville looking towards golden gate, skies are mostly blue, but you can see fog at the coast there, there most of the day and its going to get deeper and move farther inland as we get into evening hours, now, we're looking at temperatures ranging from 65 in san francisco, 60 in half moon bay. and there is 96 apiece in livermore and antioch. there is a 30 degree range or more in current are temperature readings, take a look at the change. it's 13 degrees cooler now than at this hour yesterday in san francisco. and in oakland. 16 degrees cooler in redwood city. inland areas cooling down a few degrees have yesterday's readings. three degrees cooler in antioch in z.livermore. not so hot as yesterday. these are the highlights. patchy fog for fire works tonight. near the coast. temperatures rebound tomorrow, bouncing up a little
Jul 6, 2011 9:00pm PDT
is coming up. >> long-term care insurance that won't pay up. i'm spencer christian. we have been promising and prop missing and now we are delivering. it is all in my accuweather forecast, coming up. >>> a break in the case of the purloined picass 0678d. the sockless [ male announcer ] bring home a complete meal for your family. 10 pieces of the world's best chicken, 3 large sides and 6 biscuits. enough real food to feed a family of 4 or more for just 20 bucks. today is a kfc day. today tastes so good. >>> a couple's hike along a pop popular trail at yellowstone they stumbled about a mother bear and her cubs. >> they heard the cries for help and called 911 which summoned rangers. this is the first time that there has been a bear-caused human fatality in yellowstone in 25 years. >> by the time park rangers arrived the man was already mauled to death. park officials are not saying where the couple is from but say there will be no effort to trap the bear because it was a defensive attack. again, it was protecting its young. >>> major developments in the theft of a valuable
Jul 27, 2011 9:00pm PDT
the truth and who is stretching it? an abc 7 news fact check. >>> i'm spencer christian. summer heat has arrived in the bay area and will take up residence for awhile. details in the accuweather forecast coming up. >>> plus, the dog that glows in the dark. does it hold the >>> in san jose today some angry people made an unusual bank betossity. instead of money their bags were loaded with trash. david louie reports on a protest over vacant foreclosed homes that have become dumping grounds. >> residents say they are fed up. some live here on sinbad avenue where foreclosed homes owned by banks become dumping grounds for trash. >> we had a lot of garbage and that makes the properties go down in prices and it is not fair for the people who live next to them. >> reporter: members of alliance for citizens of california bagged up the trash and delivered it to a branch of wells fargo bank, the trustee for the owner of the property. >> it is bad for the community waking up early and seeing all of the garbage and nobody is doing anything about it. >> san jose code enforcement officials issued three
Jun 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
hit the holiday weekend. spencer christian is here. >> just as fourth of july approaches we have summertime heat building. starting to warm-up starting already. >> feels good. >> feels really good. tonight live view from our high definition sutro camera out over san francisco skies are clear and nice and cool and breezy here in san francisco although still pretty warm in some inland areas. this afternoon we saw the fog burning away from the coast line. sunny skies from the coast to the inland areas and right now not right now but this afternoon high pressure climb to the mid 80's in many inland location and look at how much warmer it was today than yesterday. 15 degrees warmer antioch and livermore. 14 degrees warmer at concord. 9 degrees warmer at napa. bay area we had a significant warm-up over yesterday levels of high pressure and going to get even warmer. right now we look at temperature readings of 75 degrees in antioch. 73 at concord. 70 fremont. still pretty mild inland area. cooling down a bit around the bay and of course near the coast. 56 at half moon bay. t
Jul 15, 2011 9:00pm PDT
away as far as the bay area. >> i'm spencer in the accu-weather forecast center where a weekend of change is highly anticipated.i'll deliver in my accu-weather forecast come up. >> thank you spencer gentleman household name household product become a take over target. company top stockholder starts bidding war. stay with us. more to come.  it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. >> first staings of armageddon under way. that's what they call the weekend closure of 10 mile stretch of interstate 4 05 or the 4 05 as they call i
Jul 18, 2011 9:00pm PDT
over the plans for replacing a local eye sore with a shiney new supermarket. >> i'm spencer in the accu-weather forecast center. we have some very warm weather coming by midweek.i'll show you all the details in my accu-weather forecast coming u up. >>> plus. blue for boy. pink for girls. right? the well, some dad weigh in on whether it is time to throw out this rule book on color. stay with us. news at 9:00 this rule book on color. stay with us. news at 9:00 continues [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >> state gave amazon the okay for voter referendum to kill california 3 week old law requiring the company to collect sales tax from customers. amazon insist that law will hurt the company ability to compete. it is projecte
Jul 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
of knowledge about killer bees. in fact you could say he learned the hard way. >> i'm spencer in the accu-weather forecast center. get ready for a little taste of summer heat as part of my weather mean you coming up in summer heat as part of my weather mean you coming up in just a moment >> name brand for penny. big prescription savings just around the corner for a lot of patients. l. around the corner for a lot of patients. l. [applause] it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. >> a lot of money on the line tonight for cupertino squarey
Jul 25, 2011 5:00pm PDT
on the peninsula. a solution is found to save an old oak tree. >> i'm spencer christian. we have fog at the coast now. but there is a sustained warm up coming our way. details in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> and there is a study finding the best setting to watch 3 d video if you want to go easy on your eyes. the news continueseseseseseseses >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> today governor brown signed into law california dream act, that bill makes undocumented students eligible for privately funded scholar shipz if they attend three years of high school in the state. a more controversial version let's students apply for publicly funded scholar shipz is still being debated. earlier the president reaffirmed his support for the federal dream act, giving illegal immigrant status to undocumented students. >> and hope you're ready for football. the nfl is back in business. today nfl players association executive board and player reps from 32 teams approved a new collective bargaining agreement. so this deal ends a lockout impose bid owners more than four months a
Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
to those happy meals but it's not enough for san francisco. >> i'm spencer chris chichblt if you'd like an extended period of warm weather you'll like the accu-weather forecast. coming up. >> women want good game. >> can a woman's touch in a male-dominated industry. how women are changing the game. the news continues in one minute. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> the man whose judicial nomination was blocked has been nominated by governor brown. goodwin lu was nominated but the nomination blocked by conservative republican who's called him too liberal and inexperienced. he's never served as a judge. brown says that is not important. >> there is no requirement people come from court of appeals, superior court or anything else. and it's good among seven people to have a diversity. and different views, different back grounds. he brings that. >> this 40-year-old law professor taught at uc berkeley for eight years. >> mcdonalds is changing its kids menu cutting back on amount of fries and adding apples to the meal. changes taking affect in september. the fast f
Jul 15, 2011 11:35pm PDT
story? here's abc's lara spencer. >> am i your toy? >> you're my little -- >> plastic toy? >> my little plastic barbie doll. >> reporter: meet hollywood's most controversial newlyweds. doug hutchison is a 51-year-old actor. perhaps you remember him best as the abusive prison guard in "the green mile." >> they got all the men they need. >> reporter: and his wife? courtney stodden. she's an aspiring singer and actress. ♪ it's not my fault ♪ you can't control your guy >> reporter: believe it or not, the most stunning thing about courtney isn't her provocative appearance. it's her birth certificate. that's right. this girl is 16 years old. married to a man more than three times her age. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> reporter: let me ask you, courtney, 16 years old. why the rush to get married? >> because, you know, i felt like this world isn't going to last forever. and, you know, life's short. >> reporter: if you're s s confident and you know it's so right, why not just wait? >> that's a good question. >> when someone is 16, their frontal lobe is not fully developed. that's the part
Jul 20, 2011 1:00pm PDT
natural lumber. this is the spencer house, this is a section of an old capital on the top of the column holding the center span being in the basement. everything in that house all the framing is of this quality. we would make molding out of it or stair treads today. as a result that house after 106 years of earthquakes is still plum and level and you know in amazing shape because -- >> if you look this is a modern 2 by 4 you see the rings. this one is not so bad in terms of how close together they are. >> you have a question? >> what if you eluded to earlier that the application of some of the misguided modeling materials to the outside of the building might cause the building to deteriorate more quickly. i think what you are talking about now would indicate it's a good idea, i'm sorry, because of our desire to in effect restore to what we had before, for good feeling to do this but if that elusion you were talking about in terms of deterioration cause by modern materials is accurate there is a maintenance and a money saving reason to do what you are doing. i'd like you to expand on
Jun 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
-old terry hjimenez hs been charged in the murder. >>> darcy spencer is in tyson's corner with more on this story. darcy? >> reporter: jim, for many teenagers, their driver's license is their most prized possession. officials are hoping the threat of them losing that license for a year will keep them from drinking and driving. if you're under 21 and you get caught drinking and driving in virginia, starting friday, you could lose your license for one year. >> fines too often are rendered meaningless by the parents writing a check. but there's no teenager on the planet who wants their mother driving them on a date and it's the driving sanction that's going to do it. >> getting caught drinking one beer, they could get convicted. drivers could be forced to pay a $500 fine and perform 50 hours of community service. and it's a misdemeanor on their record. >> i'm hoping that they'll see it being onerous, as i think they will perceive it, and hope they'll make the right decision which is to not drink and then get behind the wheel of a car. >> the zero tolerance stands on underage drinking a
Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm EDT
this morning on parkwood place, just off 14th street northwest. darcy spencer is live on the scene. i understand we're starting to hear about a possible motive. what can you tell us about that? >> reporter: what we're hearing is that this shooting may have somehow involved gambling, or possibly a gambling debt. we're told that there was a craps game being played on the sidewalk outside of the house early this morning, and that's when the shots rang out. sources say gambling may have been behind a triple shooting that left two men dead in the 1400 block of parkwood place in northwest washington. gunfire erupted around 5:45 in the morning. annie jackson said she heard about eight shots. >> i heard the shots. i got on the floor, you know. that's the thing, you hit the floor, you don't stand up. like we're living in a third-world country so you have to learn how to protect yourself. >> reporter: two men were pronounced dead on the scene. one was transported to the hospital in critical condition. jimmy simmons said one of the victims was his son. jim graham said he believes the shooting ma
Jul 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
and they appeared to struck again at bethesda middle school and that's where darcy spencer is with more on the possible connection to these two crimes. >> reporter: police say these crimes are very similar in nature but they have no idea why vandals are targeting middle schools here in montgomery county. mont gonlry county police are investigating acts of vandalism at two middle schools that they believe could be connected. the first at herbert hoover middle school in potomac. >> it was ethnically offensive and sexually graphic. >> at 2:40 saturday morning, police responded to an alarm at north bethesda middle school in bethesda. officers found similar damage, sexually explicit paintings and hate language on the school building. several windows were broken. seven cars were damaged with paint on beach avenue near the school. >> we don't know who's responsible. if it is juveniles we want to make sure that everyone understands we don't look at this as a prank. these are serious incidents and they are being thoroughly investigated. >> reporter: the crimes are not affecting school operations
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, restaurants and nightclubs bring in big crowds. many say they are attracting trouble. last night darcy spencer went to adams morgan to check it out for herself. >> reporter: i was out here until 4:00 this morning with a photographer. we wanted to come here and see exactly what is happening in the overnight hours. are police overwhelmed. are the crowds out of control. here's what we found. ♪ this is adams morgan on a saturday night where the streets and sidewalks are just as packed as the nightclubs. what's it like down here? >> it's wild. crazy. people every where. motorcycles. people every where. and it's real fun. it's exciting >> reporter: over the course of four hours from midnight to 4:00 a.m. this is what we found. thousands of people coming out to 18th street, a strip of bars and restaurants. some here to drink, take in the scenery. others found them cess on the wrong side of the law, locked up. two men were arrested after a fight at 2:30 in the morning. we saw another man who couldn't walk on his own. his friend were helping him home. >> what brings you to adams morgan. >> a vacation
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm EDT
sexual assault to murder. gillette turned himself in this evening and darcy spencer has more. >> reporter: i i was able to speak to the victim and he says he is pleased by indictment but he is in hiding. his family is concerned about retaliatio retaliation. gene gillette turned himself in after being indicted this morning. the officer claimed he was a victim of a carjacking. >> we can't take him out. >> reporter: irvin hall says that gillette picked up his son on july 2nd saying that there was a party at his house but hen he got there there was no party. the officer allegedly gave the 20-year-old victim drinks and tried to sexually abuse him and gillette pistol whipped him and shot him twice. >> he threw him on the ground and his whole arm was messed up. >> reporter: gillette told authorities he shot the victim when he tried to carjack him but investigators determined the story was not adding up. >> the police returned to the scene and they didn't take the first word and continued to investigate. they did a thorough job in investigating the case and trying to bring out the truth. >> repor
Jul 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
and hit a tree. darcy spencer reports on the sadness that has enveloped the community in walkersville. >> reporter: a candlelight vigil held at walkersville high school in memory of a rising senior, 16-year-old jacqueline shayuth, who died in a car crash wednesday night. >> i'm just thinking of the parents a lot and all these friends, you know? it's not easy. >> reporter: jacqueline was an honor student. she was on the swim and lacrosse teams. she was returning home with friends when the car she was riding in wrecked on a winding road in rural frederick county. >> she was going to be team captain this year. she was loved. so that's about it. she was loved. >> reporter: behind the wheel of the mazda 626 was her 17-year-old best friend and fellow student. after the crash, the teen tweeted out a series of emotional messages. one of them read, jacqueline, i am so sorry i took your life. i will love you forever. jacqueline, please come back. sherry shayuth is jacqueline's mother. >> she was just the most beautiful, smart, articulate, confident, responsible, beautiful, beautiful daughter th
Jul 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
104 degrees in some areas. darcy spencer is in greenbelt, maryland where some are coping without air-conditioning tonight. >> reporter: we spoke to one tenant by phone tonight because she is in an area hospital. she is seven months pregnant and has asthma and said she couldn't take it any more inside an apartment with no air-conditioning. humberto is sitting in his suv with his two children because it's too hot in their unit here at the franklin park apartments in greenbelt. the air-conditioning stopped working. >> keep on drinking water and try to stay out, you know, and waiting for the air. they said the air-conditioning. >> reporter: there are signs on several doors say a power surge took down a chiller to the buildings. residents say they have been suffering for hours in the heat. >> when did the air go out? >> around six hours ago. >> reporter: at the amphitheater in arlington dozens turned out for an outdoor concert. organizers gave out fans and cookies. >> free cookies really helps and the fans. and so, and people who know about the amphitheater. >> reporter: for some sweating
Jul 30, 2011 6:00pm EDT
call that afternoon was the last time anyone heard from him. darcy spencer is live in springfield with more on this mysterious disappearance. darcy? >> reporter: wendy, right, friends and family have handed out 10,000 of these fliers over the last few weeks. they do have hope that he's going to return home safely at some point. but each day they grow more and more concerned. 29-year-old oscar disappeared three weeks ago. at his springfield home, family members are worried. they're burning candles and praying he'll return home safely. >> we have hope. we pray every night here. we got together to pray, because that's the thing that we can do. >> reporter: he was last seen on saturday, july 9th at his job site on international drive in mclean. he called his boss and said he was meeting some friends that night, but hasn't been seen or heard from since. >> three weeks is a long time for somebody not to come home tlsmt's no credit card activity, no cell phone activity, no bank movements. >> reporter: vel asco borrowed his uncle and aunt's van to go to work. it was found a little more th
Jul 27, 2011 4:00pm PDT
they intend to do if they've occurred. >> still head this afternoon right now, spencer christian is getting warmer and warmer. it's going to continue to get warmer for a while. and there is some areas of fog moving in the bay. it will be mild this evening, temperatures from 56 to 76. earl i in the morning, low clouds hanging around. temperatures 54 to about 62 degrees. clouds clearing away. and there is a sunny afternoon and around the bay. temperatures will be rising. we'll have high temperatures from 66 down the coast to mid-90s in warmest inland locations there. is more still to come in the accu-weather forecast. >> thank you. >> and still ahead, governor brown torpeedoes a plan to bring back state funding for adult day care. the governor says it just isn't necessary. >> government agrees to take a look at lifting a decades-old ban on gay men donating blood. >> new research that says a high tech way to detect breast cancer may be a waste of money. >> 4:11 on a wednesday afternoon. this is the skyway in downtown san francisco. slow going in both directions. i came in over the bay bridge.
Jul 7, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. >> all right. thank you very much. and spencer christian sup next with the accu-weather forecast. >> and cooling coming just not quite yet. take a look at next and once again, it will be mild this evening with temperatures ranging from 52 to 82 degrees, tomorrow morning will be a little bit of lingering fog and mostly sunny skies, temperatures into early morning hours 52-64 degrees. we'll take a look at sunny skies from coast toinland and will be warm again inland tomorrow, temperatures ranging from 62 at the coast to 94 inland. this talk about a cool down is more than just a tease. i'll deliver goods a little bit late year looking forward to it. thank autos and in less than 24 hours, you can see final space shuttle launch. could, because there is some trouble brewing, just ahead. >> this man was desperate for a kidney transplant. how he found a donor. >> ask 7 on your side is taking your questions through facebook and twitter, there are links at abc 7 you'll find that at the top of the home page. >> checking traffic, it's slow going there on the skyway. also, slow head
Jul 13, 2011 4:00pm PDT
hacking scandal. >> spencer christian is here now with a look at the forecast. >> it continues to be rather cool it discontinue to be cool. next 24 hours looking like last 48. early this evening, mainly clear skies and low clouds at the coast. during later evening and overnight hours, clouds increase there, is a chance of drizzle around the bay overnight like last night. also early morning hours, lingering clouds and chance of drizzle, mainly near the coast and around the bay. by mid afternoon, looking at sunny skies inland, once again, like today, and like yesterday z will be cool inland with highs into mildest locations only up to about 74 degrees. and changes are coming up and i'll take a look at changes later, larry? carolyn? >> thank you, spencer. >> and u.s. womens' world cup team is living the dream and so are the die-hard fans in the bay area. >> i could see the bay area is foggy. i can see the outline of it. >> our hometown astronaut is keeping an eye on things here. our conversation with the last-ever shuttle crew is on the way. >> and actress curtis makes a wish for
Jul 14, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. >> spencer, it's going to be warming up? >> yes. are you happy? >> yes. >> elated?. >> true. >> and this is going to be a grad warm warm up. and here is a live view now from our east bay camera, looking towards golden gate. we're seeing a lot more blue skies now than we've seen in this hour last few days. not much of a marine layer. and there are temperatures well below average. and 74 degrees in antioch z 77 up in santa rosa. 60s into other locations. 63 in redwood city. and these are the highlights, areas of low clouds developing overnight and there are sunny skies and warming begins this weekend. the image close up shows clouds swept away from the coastline today. and there is is area down at the north-northwest. overnight, low clouds and will be cool in some inland areas of the north bay. lows dropping to 48 in santa rosa. and there is a familiar scene, we've seen low pressure system with this trough sa that is slowly moving out. and that is when we'll see the warm up beginning on saturday. tomorrow, looking for high nrts a range sim tloor upper 60s to low 70s in the sou
Jul 20, 2011 9:00pm PDT
news. >>> all right. spencer christian with the forecast as we reach the back half of this week. and we have got a little bit more warm weather to enjoy we do. squeeze out one more day. we are going to have one more day of warm weather inland. it will cool down a little bit around the bay area near the coast. a live view from the high definition sutro camera look towards the northwestern sky. a little afterglow of the sunset there. even at this hour at 9:18:27. take a look at the current temperature readings. still mild to warm in some spots. 75 fremont. lots of warmth holding on into the mid evening hours. it will be warm inland again tomorrow. cooling begins tomorrow. it has already, as a matter of fact, along the coast and around the bay. and then all areas begin to cool down on friday and then that will last for awhile. here is the the satellite radar composite image. high pressure is still controlling our weather. that will be the dominant feature. it will provide us more sunny skies tomorrow and, of course, the warmth will hold in the inland areas. but notice the little dip in the
Jul 6, 2011 4:00pm PDT
there today. >> yes. and spencer christian is here with the forecast. >> they're calmer than us in the weather office. the pattern is similar, so this evening will be mild to warm, and mainly clear skies inland and there is fog at the ko. fingering fog in the morning and there is warm, not so hot not like not so hot sh but not so hot like it's been last couple days. there are highs up to 92 inland there. is further cooling coming our way. >> thank you. >> and also ahead... where you'll be able to watch curling in 2018. the host city for winter olympics has been announced. >> sushi made from raw meat. it's big in japan. really. and a vital shift might be part of the reason why. >> research could mean you'll never have a painful sun burn again. >> outside, skyway heading for lower deck of the bay bridge, you can see traffic is crawling along. back in a moment. >>> british researchers discovered a substance causing sun burn pain, offering hope for a treatment to some day block it. researchers have found elevated levels of a certain protein in painful sun burns, blocking affects in rats relieves p
Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
news. >> quite a day. >> it was. we had a beautiful day here. >> spencer christian is here with the forecast. >> it's going to be cooler, still into the weekend and next week. there is a live view now from our mount tam camera looking on to the bay. you can see fog pushing through the golden gate and into the bay. clear skies everywhere else away from the coast and there is a pleasant evening now. there is a look this afternoon. fog clinging to much of the coastline. high temperatures today did make it back into mid-90s inland. there is 80s in other inland locations. 67 in san francisco. we won't see those highs for a while. now it's 92 degrees in antioch. that is our warm spot. 88 in both concord and fairfield. and there is lower readings into the bay and coastline. foggy on the coast tonight. cooler area wide tomorrow, temperatures bottoming out in a big way next week. there is some fog around, low temperatures dropping into mid-50s. and on we go to the satellite image. there is a trough and this cooler pattern going to continue for the next six days or so. take a look at
Jul 5, 2011 11:00pm PDT
the first signs of dust blowing into traffic. >> spencer christian is here now. tell us about what would cause this. >> powfpowflpowerful thundersts rolling through phoenix this evening. still another powerful thunderstorm moving through the phoenix area right now. the the storms produced winds that gusted between 50 and 60 miles per hour. visibility at the height of the dust storm was down to one-eighth of a mile in phoenix, really poor visibility. even now there is still a lot of dust in the air and thunderstorms rumbling around phoenix and a dust storm warning right now for the southeastern counties in california of riverside and imperial. go back to the graphic for a second. show you the conditions in phoenix are gradually improving. visibility up to 1.2 miles. 82 degrees. this is the monsoon season in phoenix and the weather shows that. that it really is. i will have our local forecast coming up late. >>> thank you, spencer. remarkable images from phoenix. we posted a time lapse video of the sandstorm on worth checking out. >> the families of 7 northern california men miss
Jul 11, 2011 11:00pm PDT
-year-old spencer harris. he killed himself after he was evicted from his apartment because of hoarding. >> spencer harris was a hoarder. >> a lot of just things piled on top of each other. you could barely see his bed in the sofa and the living room. and the kitchen was not very clean and stuff. >> his downstairs neighbor of 28 years, says their property manager evicted her friend because of hoarding. >> he clearly said, my stuff is my identity. >> reporter: friends say with his way of life drastically changed a week after he was evicted, harris killed himself. >> he should have been given longer time to decompress because this was very fright thing and disturbing to him. >> i'm a licensed clinical psychologist and i specialize in ocz and hoarding. >> reporter: a&e's hoarders is highlighting another bay area man. >> tell me about this stuff that you have here. >> reporter: roy lives in menlo park and owns 150 acres in boulder creek. the land is filled with beatup cars and trucks. each vehicle jam packed with things on the inside. >> laptop and tools. canned food. >> reporter: he sees h
Jul 1, 2011 9:00pm PDT
that with holiday and concern about fireworks and you have the potential for real problems. spencer is here with look at what we can expect this weekend in terms of the heat experienc experience. >> that's true. start with today high since the heat wave began today. high pressure inland in the low to mid 90's. up to 94 life more. 94 clover dale pretty toasty inland. high of 75 in san francisco and going to get l hotter through the next several days. tomorrow we notice inland high couple degrees higher up to about 96 antioch 95 tomorrow at fairfield concord livermore 95 down at morgan hill and 95 also up at mostly clear lack and clover dale so we see temperatures inching up to 100 agree mark by sunday right around bay we see mid upper 80's tomorrow and 76 here in san francisco. what does the fourth of july look like and will we be able to see the fireworks. the answer in the forecast in a few moments. >> okay spencer thanks. >> subject of the holiday. police in san francisco are patrolling china town and firefighters are checking on lane for illegal sales of fireworks. authorities don'
Jul 11, 2011 9:00pm PDT
jury blows the whistle on whistle blower program that hasn't been doing its job. l. >> i'm spencer in the accu-weather forecast center. get ready for very cool days ahead. all the details coming up in the accu-weather forecas forecast. >> thanks experience. also tonight. we all know we have to be careful about salt in our diet but now there may be an easy way to neutralize the danger it poses to our health and heart. news at 9 [ male announcer ] you don't make the world's best chicken by pressing a button. it takes a cook. we're kfc and we've got a certified cook in every restaurant freshly making the colonel's original recipe, today and every day. 11 herbs and spices, hand-breaded, hands down the world's best chicken. today is a kfc day. so bring home a real meal -- 10 pieces of that famous chicken, 3 large sides and 6 biscuits. enough real food to feed a family of four or more, just 20 bucks. today tastes so good. ssz tea party power house michelle bachmann and closer look at the business she runs with her husband back home in minnesota. outside group film underco
Jul 22, 2011 9:00pm PDT
-up look in my accu-weather forecast coming u up. >> thanks spencer. also tonight this man would think twice we sues pest before training again to the retrivia something from a manhole. news training again to the retrivia something from a manhole. news at 9:00 pass you. >> they were rescued. california screaming stopped on an automatic stomach when someone backpack fell on to the track. riders were walked down someone backpack fell on to the track. riders were walked down by ladder everyone is >> jobless rate at 11.8% up 1/10th. bay area unemployment is generally better than the rest of the state but in places like, bay point, san pablo, east palo alto and san martin it's 20 percent. and oakland at 15.4 percent. highest rate of any major city west of the mississippi. and that is where secretary of labor paid a visit today. defending against critic who said obama administration simply has not done enough to create more jobs in the country. story tonight from l laura anthony. >> labor in the house? >>reporter: at the oakland marriott u.s. secretary of l
Jul 26, 2011 9:00pm PDT
biggest surprise and state of mind according to his own lawyer. >> i'm spencer christian in the accu-weather forecast center. temperatures are on the rise. where will they top out? answer in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> also speed. direction. or maybe the radio. no. 1 reason couples fight in the car. we 11 you with this life picture once again. of that fire in fairfield. eight hours after it began. firefighters still fairfield. eight hours after it began. firefighters still on the scene. more to come. ♪ [ woman ] sam begged and pleaded... so i sent him to camp. we'd earned lots of points with our new citi thankyou card... and i put them to good use. he told me about his bunkmates, and how he signs up for every activity. ♪ he even hangs out with the camp director. just like that. [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >> federal grand jury in sacramento has inkiteed 14 people on charges of arranging phony marriages for im grnts from russia, ukraine and other parts
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
but this is not the beginning of a heat watt. >> spencer christian is here. >> two days of nice, warm weather. >> two day autos two days of warm weather inland not going to remain this warm along the coast but will be pleasant there. is a live shot now from our high-definition camera looking towards golden gate, it's just beautiful. blue skies and you can see some low clouds and fog are beginning to return to the coast. there is sea breeze kicking in, which is why coastal areas saw high temperatures early in the day. cooling hasn't reached inland yet. so... the inland areas continue to warm into late afternoon hours. now, it's warm inland. heat is easing up a bit, it's 91 degrees at concord. upper 80s in other locations, 73 in oakland. 62346 san francisco. so there is plenty of warmth around. you can see we're still warmer in all locations by a few degrees than 24 hours ago. and yesterday it was eight degrees cooler in redwood city than it is now. or maybe i should say warmer now than this hour, yesterday. nine degrees warmer than it was in fremont. you get the picture. we warmed up around the bay area today.
Jul 25, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. >> just saw sunny skies there. and nice day throughout the bay area. >> actually, spencer christian rejoins us, it's warmer, and cooler. >> yes. yes oo. and there is warmer near the coast, and around the bay. cooler near the coast and around the bay and inland east bay. warmer in parts of the inland and north bay. it's both. >> and it's a mix back. there is a live view. looking down on to the bay. now, there is no evidence of any marine layer. there are low clouds and there is a little bit of a sea breeze providing cooler conditions along the coast. and inland south bay. warmer in the north bay and parts of the inland east bay. now we're looking at temperatures of 88 degrees in antioch. 82 at livermore. 83 concord and 81 san rafael. 81 santa rosa. 60s and 70s in other locations. here is the temperature change. you can see into negative blue numbers locations near the bay and inland that are cooler now than at this hour yesterday. you can see the locations in the inland east bay and north bay that are a few degrees warmer now than they were yesterday. so there is our mixed bag. okay.
Jul 13, 2011 9:00pm PDT
day for a ribbon cutting today in the east bay. spencer christian with the forecast. >> a few more cool days ahead but going to warm up as the weekend is winding down. a live view of a beautiful sky looking from our high definition roof top camera here at abc 7 across the bay, not completely across the bay but up at the moon which has been playing peek aboo with us, going in and out of the passing clouds. a beautiful evening in the bay area. current temperature readings. 55 degrees at san francisco and up at san rafael. 59 oakland. mildest inland locations 60-61 degrees. still breezy in many places. gusts up 6 miles per hot at sfo. 17-mile per hour winds at oakland. many other locations have calmer winds than just a few hours guy. cloudy again overnight tonight. areas of drizzle overnight and into the early morning hours mainly around the bay and near the coast. temperatures remain below normal for three more days before we warm up to more july like levels. this afternoon as the satellite close up image shows, stubborn clouds slinging to the coastline. manley sunny in the inland va
Jul 12, 2011 9:00pm PDT
she then sent him to proychbility i'm spencer in the accu-weather forecast center. second half of july may bring typical july weather. details in the of july may bring typical july weather. details in the accu-weather forecast coming >> also tonight. bill clinton shows it can pay to leave your job. plus the house call l at the san francisco zoo. news at 9 [ male announcer ] bring home a complete meal for your family. 10 pieces of the world's best chicken, 3 large sides and 6 biscuits. enough real food to feed a family of 4 or more for just 20 bucks. today is a kfc day. today tastes so good. >> there are new details being made public tonight about philip garrido. man who kidnapped j.c. dugard and held her captive for nearly 2 decades. prosecutors in el dorado county revealed evidence that details 4 other victims including 2 that we did not know about until now. they also released new video showing how garrido prowled for little girls. >> anybody can see me. >> no. nobody see you. >> i see him. pishltion yes. that was philip and nancy som
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